SOUTHEAST: Barnes Comes Out of Retirement; Becomes Oldest Winner of DAYTONA 200 By Victory

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official track release — DIS photo — Coming out of retirement to make his 13th start in the DAYTONA 200 By Victory over a 20-year span, Michael Barnes won the 75th running of the prestigious motorcycle road race at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, riding a Yamaha 600. At the age of 47, he becomes the oldest …

AUDIO/RECAP: First Time for Everything; Jankowiak Bests Hirschman for Race of Champions Win at Oswego

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OSWEGO, N.Y. — Story by Race Chaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker — Audio and photos by Kyle Magda — With a daring dive to the inside of one of the all-time greats of the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series, Andy Jankowiak shocked the crowd at ‘The Steel Palace’ by leading the final 12 laps of Friday’s Race of …

AUDIO/QUALIFYING: Hustle, Hustle, Baby; Michael Barnes Earns Pole for 59th Annual Budweiser International Classic

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OSWEGO, N.Y. – official track release — Audio by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Bill Taylor photo — Oswego Speedway’s Budweiser International Classic 200 will be led to the green flag on Sunday by ‘The Hustler’ Michael Barnes, driving the Syrell Racing No. 68 Novelis Supermodified. Barnes cranked just the second 15.8 second lap in the history …

SUPERS: Michael Barnes, Syrell Racing Primed For 2015 Oswego Title Run

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OSWEGO, N.Y. – official track release — Bill Taylor photo — Syrell Racing has fielded a Supermodified at Oswego Speedway for over 25 years, and in 2015 the veteran team believes all the pieces are in place for their best chance at a championship run with crew chief Joe Hawksby Jr. and driver Michael Barnes. With the current team lineup …

OSWEGO CLASSIC: Friday Night Time Trials See Track Records Shattered as Payne, Brown Pick Up Poles

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OSWEGO, N.Y. — Story By Race Chaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker — Mike “Pinner” Johnson photo — Budweiser “Classic Friday” at the Oswego Speedway saw track records in both the Supermodified and Small Block Supermodified (SBS) divisions shattered, and the first 15 second laps ever turned in the non-winged Supermodified division! The top 14 qualifiers in the Supermodified division were …

#HustlerBaby: ‘The Hustler’ Michael Barnes Dominates Novelis Supermodified Main Event at Oswego

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OSWEGO, NY — official release — Bill Taylor Photo — In just his third start behind the wheel of the brand new Syrell Racing No. 68 Hawk Jr. chassis Novelis Supermodified, ‘The Hustler’ Michael Barnes showed why his talents are some of the most sought after in all of the Oswego Speedway pit area. Barnes started 9th on the grid Saturday night and …

AUDIO: Oswego Supermodified Racer Michael Barnes Moves To Syrell Racing for 2014

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September 27 – Audio/Story By RaceChaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker – Michael Barnes has been considered by many to be one of the most talented young racers in the Oswego Speedway’s pit area.  Having been successful both in the Small Block Super (SBS) class and the Supermodified division, Michael landed a ride with Strong Racing a couple of years …